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Routledge New Works in Accounting History

Series Editor: John Richard Edwards, Richard Fleischman, Garry Carnegie, Salvador Carmona

This innovative series contains volumes on accounting history, auditing, bibliography, development of accounting principles and standards, education and ethics, financial reporting, law and regulations, management accounting and the theoretical works of leading scholars. Providing students, teachers and researchers with the opportunity to learn more about the discipline of accountancy and its past, this series is a vital addition to any accounting library.

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  1. Accountancy and Empire

    The British Legacy of Professional Organization

    Edited by Chris Poullaos, Suki Sian

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    This book brings together, for the first time, studies of the professionalisation of accountancy in key constituent territories of the British Empire. The late nineteenth century was a period of intensive activity in terms of both imperialism and professionalisation. A team of expert contributors...

    Published May 19th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Double Accounting for Goodwill

    A Problem Redefined

    By Martin Bloom

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    Goodwill, sometimes purchased but often more significantly internally generated, is the major constituent of the value of many listed companies. Accounting aims to provide users of financial statements with useful information, and more than fifty current International Financial Reporting Standards...

    Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Contemporary Issues in Financial Reporting

    A User-Oriented Approach

    By Paul Rosenfield

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    With the collapse of Enron and other similar scandals, financial reporting and its relation to corporate governance has become a contentious issue. In this revealing book, author Paul Rosenfield involves the reader in exploring contemporary financial reporting and skilfully highlights the...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  4. The Development of the American Public Accounting Profession

    Scottish Chartered Accountants and the Early American Public Accountancy Profession

    By T.A. Lee

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    The book presents a series of researched biographies of professional accountants who immigrated to the United States and developed their careers there in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. This volume is a tribute to the efforts of a relatively small...

    Published July 13th 2006 by Routledge

  5. The Institute of Accounts

    By Stephen E. Loeb, Paul J. Miranti

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    This book focuses upon the Institute of Accounts (IA), an organization to which the modern United States accounting profession can trace its roots. The IA was organized in the early 1880s in New York City and, as discussed in this book, attracted a diverse membership that included some of the...

    Published November 19th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Mark to Market Accounting

    'True North' in Financial Reporting

    By Walter P. Schuetze

    Edited by Peter W. Wolnizer

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    This Volume, edited by Peter W. Wolnizer, Professor of Accounting at the University of Sydney, makes available the collected writings of Walter P. Scheutze, a senior accounting practitioner. The articles, speeches and letters collected here probe the most fundamental problems of corporate financial...

    Published November 12th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Professionalism and Accounting Rules

    By Brian P. West

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    This book investigates the issues raised by the vast array of accounting standards and technical rules which have marked the recent history of accounting. It is argued that the accounting profession is beset by an inferior and incomplete notion of quality in its work which emphasises compliance...

    Published April 16th 2003 by Routledge

  8. The Beginnings of Accounting and Accounting Thought

    Accounting Practice in the Middle East (8000 B.C to 2000 B.C.) and Accounting Thought in India (300 B.C. and the Middle Ages)

    By Richard Mattessich

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    Based on recent archaeological, historical and accounting research, this book presents a series of well-supported, but often surprising hypotheses on the 10,000 year-old history of accounting. Mattessich also illustrates the astounding sophistication manifested in some of the accounting and...

    Published August 2nd 2000 by Routledge

  9. Chambers on Accounting

    Logic, Law and Ethics

    By R.J. Chambers, Graeme W. Dean

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    This volume is dedicated to the life work of Ray Chambers, who was continually seeking ways to stimulate and advance the development of a demonstrably rigorous and serviceable system of accounting. This search for an ideal led Chambers into myriad environments, an aspect of his life exhaustively...

    Published May 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  10. The Decision Usefulness Theory of Accounting

    A Limited History

    By George J. Staubus

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    This book ties together selected contributions by George Staubus to the early development of the decision-usefulness theory of financial accounting--the theory that has become generally accepted accounting theory in the last half of the twentieth century and is the basis for the FASB's conceptual...

    Published December 9th 1999 by Routledge

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